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Tarzan the Tiger, Chapters 1-7


Published 1929


This is the first seven chapters of a 15-Chapter chapterpay featuring Edgar Rice Burroughs' jungle hero in a serialized film adaptation of TARZAN AND THE JEWELS OF OPAR. It stars Frank Merrill as Tarzan and Natalie Kingston as Lady Jane. Produced and directed by Henry McRae, it was a silent serial with synchronized soundtrack score and effects, including Tarzan's yell. ATTENTION, CHAPTERS FIVE THROUGH SEVEN WERE UPLOADED INTO ONE LARGE (53 MINUTE) CLIP.


Production Company Universal Pictures
Audio/Visual silent, with synchronized soundtrack score and effects., B/W

Reviews

Reviewer: sciwriter - - January 14, 2008
Subject: Movie serial matches the imagination
This movie serial exactly matches the Tarzan books by E. R. Burroughs which I read as a kid.
Superb. Thanks.
Reviewer: BuffaloJack - - January 13, 2008
Subject: Superb Film
"Tarzan the Tiger" was inspired by Edgar Rice Burrough's "Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar". This film was a thoroughly excellent adaptation that Burroughs probably liked. Tarzan isn't portrayed as the Jungle illiterate that later Hollywood liked, but instead is intelligent and articulate. You will enjoy the characters of both Jane and La.
If you are a fan of all things Tarzan, then you will greatly enjoy this film.

As for the restoration, It's too bad the film is so dark from age, the music and sound effects are perfect. Occasionally, the text frame can't be read, but nothing is really lost. It's still good cinema.
Reviewer: Jah Gussi - - April 18, 2007
Subject: Jungle Action complete or not
This is another great find for me, some people may not understand it but I'm happy even if it was not complete. To me it's fantasy history & I've never seen it before so It's like new to me even though it's history to many. Anyway if your looking for some Jungle action you've found it and
if you ain't checked Africa Speaks you may want to
I believe this has a real death by Lion or was that an act.
Reviewer: Lackteen - - April 13, 2007
Subject: Sorry for the delay in loading the remaining Chapters
Again, as in the case of my upload of BATTLING WITH BUFFALO BILL (1932), I had server problems with my upload of TARZAN THE TIGER. I will try to upload the rest of the chapters (8-15) soon. I hope that you enjoy it.
Reviewer: yahootie - - April 11, 2007
Subject: Let Down
Wish I'd read review before watching. Love silent flicks but where's the ending?
Reviewer: swampcat - - April 9, 2007
Subject: Interesting.
Interesting serial. But where is the rest of it? I hope you are going to up-load the rest!

For the day it came out in, this would have been considered very good. Some people may not like this, but I love this old form of art!

I gave it 4 stars, only because it isn't complete. If it was all there I would have given it 5 stars for sure.

Part 5 also has parts 6 and 7.